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Background imageAccidents Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat Tynesider is lifted into position from where it will

The Tynemouth lifeboat Tynesider is lifted into position from where it will make its journey from The Tyne at Newcastle Quayside to the Town Moor, Newcastle

Background imageAccidents Collection: The crew of the New Brighton lifeboat seen here aboard their new vessel The Edmund

The crew of the New Brighton lifeboat seen here aboard their new vessel The Edmund and Mary Robinson. The boat a Watson 41 lifeboat was built by Groves & Gutteridge of Cowes, Isle of Wight

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Tynemouth Lifeboat Dinghy. Trevor Fryer

The Tynemouth Lifeboat Dinghy. Trevor Fryer, Paul Henderson and David Thompson put an inshore boat through its paces. Picture taken 23rd July 1984

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat Henry Frederick Swan. The Henry Frederick

The Tynemouth lifeboat Henry Frederick Swan. The Henry Frederick Swan lifeboat was built in 1918. and was 41.80 feet (12.75 m) long

Background imageAccidents Collection: Pop star Tom Jones, currently appearing at the Helmaen Club, Usk

Pop star Tom Jones, currently appearing at the Helmaen Club, Usk, gave his musical director Johnny Space a bit of a souvenir when he wrote his name on the plaster cast covering his leg

Background imageAccidents Collection: Singer Tom Jones at home with stitched head wound caused by a recent car crash

Singer Tom Jones at home with stitched head wound caused by a recent car crash. 21st June 1966

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Rother Class lifeboat Alice Upjohn seen here being blessed at the Dungeness RNLI

The Rother Class lifeboat Alice Upjohn seen here being blessed at the Dungeness RNLI Station. 25th September 1988

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Thames Class Dover Lifeboat coming to the assistance of the fishing vessel

The Thames Class Dover Lifeboat coming to the assistance of the fishing vessel Opportunity which caught fire off of Folkestone. 23rd September 1994

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Littlestone Atlantic 21 class lifeboat, The Lady Dart

The Littlestone Atlantic 21 class lifeboat, The Lady Dart and Long Life II seen here launching. This lifeboat was provided by New Romney and Littlestone Ladies Dart League and Allied Breweries

Background imageAccidents Collection: Freda Holland, Night Sister, Dellwood Maternity Home, Reading

Freda Holland, Night Sister, Dellwood Maternity Home, Reading, recipient of the George Medal, with complete disregard for her own safety

Background imageAccidents Collection: The old South Shields lifeboat Tyne built in 1833

The old South Shields lifeboat Tyne built in 1833. The Tyne Lifeboat, the worlds second oldest lifeboat in existence and one of the North Easts most important examples of maritime heritage

Background imageAccidents Collection: The new Penlee lifeboat Mabel Alice was capsized yesterday in front of some of itOs

The new Penlee lifeboat Mabel Alice was capsized yesterday in front of some of itOs future crew members. The boat is shortly to take the place of the one lost last winter

Background imageAccidents Collection: Richard Branson on top of his Balloon capsule December 1997 with a small weather test

Richard Branson on top of his Balloon capsule December 1997 with a small weather test balloon in place of the lost one Branson is planning to navigate around the world

Background imageAccidents Collection: Captain James Thain, pilot of the plane carrying the Manchester United football team

Captain James Thain, pilot of the plane carrying the Manchester United football team which crashed in Munich in 1958, pictured with his 17 year old daughter Sebuda outside their home winfield

Background imageAccidents Collection: The R. N. L. B. Sealink Endeavour 12-002 Mersey Class Lifeboat seen here being put through

The R. N. L. B. Sealink Endeavour 12-002 Mersey Class Lifeboat seen here being put through
The R.N.L.B. Sealink Endeavour 12-002 Mersey Class Lifeboat seen here being put through its paces off the coast at Dungeness. 25th September 1988

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat. George and Olive Turner

The Tynemouth lifeboat. George and Olive Turner Number 52-13 pictured on The Tyne, Tyne and Wear. Picture taken circa 30th June 1980

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Teesmouth lifeboat ties up at Middlesbrough dock after a Polish trawler rejected its

The Teesmouth lifeboat ties up at Middlesbrough dock after a Polish trawler rejected its offer of assistance. Picture taken 30th November 1969

Background imageAccidents Collection: Mr. Jack Watson, a permanent RNLI mechanic, with the Tynesider lifeboat

Mr. Jack Watson, a permanent RNLI mechanic, with the Tynesider lifeboat. The Tynesider, launched 1947, is the oldest Lifeboat in regular service at an RNLI station, but is bowing out soon

Background imageAccidents Collection: Cullercoats lifeboat Westmorland launched for a practice run

Cullercoats lifeboat Westmorland launched for a practice run and to assist in the search for the missing Sunderland yawl (type of sailing boat)

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat George and Olive Turner on the Tyne River, Tyne and Wear

The Tynemouth lifeboat George and Olive Turner on the Tyne River, Tyne and Wear. The boat was launched 30th June 1980. Picture taken 9th July 1984

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat George and Olive Turner gives a demonstration

The Tynemouth lifeboat George and Olive Turner gives a demonstration. The boat was launched 30th June 1980. Picture taken 25th May 1987

Background imageAccidents Collection: The George Elmy lifeboat launches on a trial run. 1st June 1950 The boat

The George Elmy lifeboat launches on a trial run. 1st June 1950 The boat sank as it returned home to Seaham, on Saturday 17th November 1962

Background imageAccidents Collection: The crew of the Teesmouth lifeboat assemble on deck during a practice trip

The crew of the Teesmouth lifeboat assemble on deck during a practice trip. **The picture has some paint on it** Picture taken 22nd March 1959

Background imageAccidents Collection: The lifeboat Elizabeth Wills Allen launches on her final voyage at Seaham

The lifeboat Elizabeth Wills Allen launches on her final voyage at Seaham. She will go in reserve at Yarmouth and be replaced by the George Elmy which is arriving at her new station from The Isle of

Background imageAccidents Collection: Launch of The Tynesider lifeboat at Tynemouth. Information on the boat

Launch of The Tynesider lifeboat at Tynemouth. Information on the boat. TYNESIDER 1947 Ð 1979 : 46O09 Watson Type. 46O09 long by 12O09 wide, weight 21 tons 15 cwt, 2 Ð 40 bhp Ferry VE4 engines

Background imageAccidents Collection: A fisherman is towed to safety by the Tynemouth lifeboat

A fisherman is towed to safety by the Tynemouth lifeboat. Name of Lifeboat not confirmed. Picture taken 21st January 1960

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Sunderland lifeboat Sarah Jane Myers launches

The Sunderland lifeboat Sarah Jane Myers launches. The ship is often called " William Myers and Sarah Jane Myers" The £ 45

Background imageAccidents Collection: Hoylake lifeboat, which went aground shortly after being launched to go to the aid of a

Hoylake lifeboat, which went aground shortly after being launched to go to the aid of a vessel on fire in the entrance to the Mersey, is here seen being drawn back on to its trailer by a tractor

Background imageAccidents Collection: Crew of a lifeboat in Gorleston-on-Sea station on the Norfolk coast. Cox C. J

Crew of a lifeboat in Gorleston-on-Sea station on the Norfolk coast. Cox C. J
Crew of a lifeboat in Gorleston-on-Sea station on the Norfolk coast. Cox C.J. Johnson (centre) poses with the crew. 19th November 1936

Background imageAccidents Collection: The new Mumbles lifeboat passes in front of the temporary one which replaced the SS

The new Mumbles lifeboat passes in front of the temporary one which replaced the SS Samtampa which broke up on the rocks near Porthcawl a few months earlier

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat takes to the water. Picture taken 3rd

The Tynemouth lifeboat takes to the water. Picture taken 3rd February 1976

Background imageAccidents Collection: The lifeboat Tynesider on display at The Royal Show, The Town Moor, Newcastle

The lifeboat Tynesider on display at The Royal Show, The Town Moor, Newcastle. It will be the first time that a boat of the RNLI has been exhibited at the Royal

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat Tynesider tows a boat back to harbour

The Tynemouth lifeboat Tynesider tows a boat back to harbour. It tows the " Witch" boat, back to The Tyne. Mr Cruddas, on board The Witch, himself a former seaman

Background imageAccidents Collection: Launch of the lifeboat Tynesider at Tynemouth

Launch of the lifeboat Tynesider at Tynemouth. information on the boat. TYNESIDER 1947 Ð 1979 : 46O09 Watson Type. 46O09 long by 12O09 wide, weight 21 tons 15 cwt, 2 Ð 40 bhp Ferry VE4 engines

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat enters the sea from its house at Low Lights, North Shields

The Tynemouth lifeboat enters the sea from its house at Low Lights, North Shields. Picture taken 15th September 1962

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat Tynesider approaches Newcastle Quayside for it

The Tynemouth lifeboat Tynesider approaches Newcastle Quayside for its visit to inaugurate Lifeboat Week. Picture taken 3rd October 1950

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Sunderland lifeboat Edward and Isabella Quinn

The Sunderland lifeboat Edward and Isabella Quinn. Picture taken 8th February 1951

Background imageAccidents Collection: A crewman on board the Sunderland lifeboat. Date taken 22nd October

A crewman on board the Sunderland lifeboat. Date taken 22nd October 1941

Background imageAccidents Collection: The South Shields lifeboat Tyne, pictured in 1932

The South Shields lifeboat Tyne, pictured in 1932. The Tyne built in 1833. The Tyne Lifeboat, the worlds second oldest lifeboat in existence

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Sunderland lifeboat Edward and Isabella Irwin

The Sunderland lifeboat Edward and Isabella Irwin which rescued three fishermen shortly before their boat broke in two and sank three miles south of the Tyne

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Sunderland lifeboat Edward and Isabella Irwin after her launch by Lady Marr

The Sunderland lifeboat Edward and Isabella Irwin after her launch by Lady Marr. Picture taken 15th June 1936

Background imageAccidents Collection: The South Shields lifeboat. Note to editors

The South Shields lifeboat. Note to editors
The South Shields lifeboat. **Note to editors : No more information is available for this picture, i.e. the name of the boat

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Sunderland lifeboat William Myers and Sarah Jane Myers

The Sunderland lifeboat William Myers and Sarah Jane Myers being handed over to the Sunderland station on 5th July 1963. The £ 45

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Sunderland lifeboat Edward and Isabella Quinn

The Sunderland lifeboat Edward and Isabella Quinn. Picture taken 8th February 1951

Background imageAccidents Collection: A Sunderland lifeboat launches into floating crude oil left by a passing ship

A Sunderland lifeboat launches into floating crude oil left by a passing ship. Picture taken 19th October 1954

Background imageAccidents Collection: The Sunderland lifeboat Guy and Claire Hunter. 46. 90 feet (14

The Sunderland lifeboat Guy and Claire Hunter. 46. 90 feet (14
The Sunderland lifeboat Guy and Claire Hunter. 46.90 feet (14.30 m) long and Built in 1953 by White, J Samuel & Co Ltd, Cowes, Isle of Wight

Background imageAccidents Collection: The lifeboat Princess Alexandra on the right, which is a new Lifeboat to

The lifeboat Princess Alexandra on the right, which is a new Lifeboat to the area of Tyneside, since 1978. It is pictured alongside the larger " George and Olive Turner" Lifeboat

Background imageAccidents Collection: Owing to peculiar air conditions and mechanical difficulties

Owing to peculiar air conditions and mechanical difficulties, the B-24 Liberator bomber " Golden Gaboon", piloted by let Lieutenant Wilbur T



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